Employment Opportunities

There are currently two job vacancies at the Community Broadcasting Foundation.

Operations and Governance Coordinator 

  • Work with an organisation that champions community media across Australia
  • Provide high level operational and governance administration support
  • Full time, $84,455 per annum plus 15.4% superannuation

You will provide high level support to the Executive Officer in the day-to-day operations and governance requirements of the organisation, together with administrative support to the CEO, Board and the Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) committee.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing all administrative tasks pertaining to quarterly Board and FARM meetings, including compilation and distribution of papers, travel and event arrangements
  • Overseeing all compliance reporting requirements, including ACNC and government
  • Developing systems and processes, and managing relationships with 3rd party providers

You have demonstrated experience in a similar role supporting at a senior/executive level ideally within the non-profit sector.  With exceptional attention to detail, you will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Impeccable organisation skills: ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent writing skills including drafting, formatting and proof reading documents
  • Highly developed stakeholder relationships skills, diplomacy and emotional intelligence
  • Initiative: skilled at anticipating the needs of those you support
  • Understanding of compliance, risk management and governance administration

If you’re a values-driven individual who is enthusiastic about supporting community broadcasting please apply with your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required section of the advertisement above, and apply through our recruitment partner NGO Recruitment. Contact  Gabrielle Patterson on +61 (0)3 8080 8978 for further information.

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Policy Advisor

  • Work with an organisation that champions community media across Australia
  • Would suit candidates from broadcasting, social justice, government or politics
  • Full or Part time role – $93,128 pro rata plus superannuation at 15.4%

This newly created role will expand CBF’s capacity to engage with a broad policy agenda working with stakeholders and accessing CBF’s significant amounts of available grant data to help inform policy recommendations and submissions.

You will undertake research and analysis and provide input across policy issues, contributing to CBF’s organisational purpose to fund a thriving, impactful and resilient community broadcasting sector.  You’ll provide broad evidence-based advice and contribute to developing solutions, proposals and recommendations that influence progress in the sector and you will also:

  • Build relationships and liaise with stakeholders on policy recommendations and implementation
  • Monitor the regulatory landscape and research and analyse current and future policy issues
  • Assist with the framing of reporting to and liaison with the Australian Government
  • Provide advice and guidance to the CEO and executive officer in relation to policy recommendations and submissions

You will have experience writing and providing high level policy advice within a social justice, advocacy or political setting.  With your interpersonal skills and a strategic mindset, you have the expertise to identify and develop strong partnerships, collaborate, negotiate and influence a diverse range of stakeholders.

You’ll have an understanding of policy development within a lobbying environment and a track record in government relations or advocacy in either the NFP, government or like-minded corporate sector.  Knowledge of the broadcasting and media sectors would be ideal but not essential.

If you are enthusiastic about applying your policy development skills to influence positive change within the community broadcasting ecosystem, please apply here through our recruitment partner NGO Recruitment by submitting your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above.  Contact Gabrielle Patterson at NGO Recruitment on 03 8080 8978 for further information.  

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